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India Pale Ale - Nebraska Brewing Company

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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188 Ratings
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.42%
Wants: 4
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nebraska Brewing Company visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our India Pale Ale has a pronounced hop bitterness and wonderful hop aroma. The taste immediately gives away the high hop characteristics with malt aspects playing second fiddle to this fantastic example of the style.

72 IBU

(Beer added by: beerhobo22 on 07-03-2009)
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Reviews by thecheapies:
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3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Honey amber brew with a kingly crown of white.

Raw hop, spicy citrus, tropical medley, pine, and twiggy notes. Reppin' Citra, alright. More on the resinous side. Stocky malts, sun-kissed fruit, and slight woodiness.

Hoppy, with a vengeance. Lots of spiny leafiness with a citrus/tropical rind and pith squeeze. Tail greets pine with balsa wood dryness. Spicy hops cut through the bittersweet hop oils, which this IPA is ripe with. Caramel malt has a hard tack candy plateau, pushed up a notch with toast and carbonated sizzle. Late lemon-lime note clashes a bit with the malts, leaving bitterness to engulf the tongue in a long aftertaste.

Body is just fine. Carbonation is green-light-go. Lots of spiciness and crackle.

A damn solid IPA. West Coast style, with a slight love of grains. How Nebraskan of them.

Serving type: can

05-28-2014 13:58:18 | More by thecheapies
More User Reviews:
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3.66/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: From the can to a standard pint glass, the beer built a solid two finger head. Off white foam that sustained a moderate/long time before leaving spotting lacing on the edge of the glass. The beer is a Light copper with excellent clarity.

S: Mild to moderate grapefruit, mango and candy like hop aroma. Light pine dankness. Caramel and toasty malt character is notable.

T: Medium pine and grapefruit bitterness flows into a medium dank pine hop flavor. The toasty bready malt flavor comes through in the middle. The balance is on the hops but there is a mild sweetness. The finish leaves with the more pine.

M: Carbonation is moderate and the body is also (even though it says west coast style). It feels like there are hop flakes in the glass despite its clear appearance, maybe just my imagination.

O: Not the most aromatic or flavorful IPA out there, but in a can its a good beer to take on a camping/canoing trip. I didn't see a date on the can which is a no-no for me, so this might have had some age on it and not the freshest example

Serving type: can

07-30-2014 02:26:50 | More by guityler83
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-30-2014 01:01:46 | More by BarrytheBear
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-28-2014 20:19:20 | More by JohnK17
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-28-2014 03:52:00 | More by DrBier
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

07-27-2014 01:48:25 | More by capnamerica
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-26-2014 23:51:12 | More by zeff80
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-25-2014 13:12:24 | More by JoshJayne
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-25-2014 01:28:56 | More by AndresG1986
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-24-2014 23:44:40 | More by buckyp
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-24-2014 20:07:15 | More by tylergoov
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4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a Amber copper color, finger of off white to tan head, nice lacing

Smell is citrus, pineapple, pine, kiwi, caramel, musty earthy hops, biscuit

Taste is pineapple, pine, bready malt, biscuit, kiwi, some grapefruit and lemon, finishes with a pine sap bitterness

Mouthfeel is medium, heavy scrubbing carbonation, dry finish

Great beer! Love that there is balance to it but the hops still shine.

Serving type: can

07-22-2014 19:31:31 | More by nickapalooza86
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-22-2014 17:53:15 | More by dunix
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3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: clear; bronze colored; 1 finger egg shell head that receded quickly to a ring around the edge of the glass; moderate lacing;

S: pineapple and grapefruit;

T: grapefruit up front, but not as intense as the aroma; caramel malt kicks in mid-palate; finish is grapefruit and a little pine with moderate bitterness;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; dry finish;

O: well balanced; not especially memorable, but enjoyable none the less;

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2014 17:51:55 | More by HamdenHector
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-20-2014 07:20:57 | More by Howlader
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-20-2014 02:41:25 | More by dantezeull
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-19-2014 03:40:12 | More by lonewolfcry
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New Jersey

3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

IPA from Nebraska bought on E 38 St NYC proves we're back to a healthy # of brewers in this land.

A: A medium brown color, with a short white head that fades slowly, maintains a cap, and laces well.

S: Sweet, caramelized malts, perfumey, floral hops, some cow pies, and some citrus. (a cowboy beer)

T:Follows smell with lots of sweet flavors of caramel and citrus. Then hops bitterness creates a good balance. The hops are plentiful, it's west coast hoppy, with a nice long peppery / sweet finish. Good yin/yang.

M: Smooth, medium body, carbonation, finish slightly sticky.

D: Tasty, peppery, a solid IPA from the plains. Yeee hawwww!

Serving type: can

07-18-2014 01:42:18 | More by Act25
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-15-2014 03:24:45 | More by oriolesfan4
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3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. can

Pours clear amber gold, white film retains indefinitely.

Smells of caramel malt over maple and piney hops.

Tastes of caramel and biscuit malt with piney grapefruit citrus hops that are potent and bitter.

Medium body with stinging carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

A very good, above-average IPA that is tastey and and flavorful. Very enjoyable and worth trying.

Serving type: can

07-14-2014 23:52:30 | More by Cylinsier
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-14-2014 23:01:17 | More by dreichus
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-14-2014 07:55:47 | More by PretzelCity
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-14-2014 01:38:23 | More by RupertRonco
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-13-2014 00:53:48 | More by AngusOg
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-12-2014 20:21:49 | More by dleiner
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India Pale Ale from Nebraska Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.